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Unformatted text preview: the work of the British Parliament. Why do you think the Declaration addresses them to the King? 8.The original Declaration contains a long passage, which was deleted, that begins: He has incited treasonable insurrections of our fellow citizens. ...” Why do you think that passage was deleted from the final version? 9.The closing section which begins: “We therefore, the representatives of the United States of America. ....” offers a justification for the right to be independent of Great Britain. What was the justification used in Jefferson’s original version and what was the justification used in the final version? Why do you think the change was made?...
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- Spring '10
- King George, United States Declaration of Independence, British Parliament, final version